Fritzing for Inventors: Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product

by: Dr. Simon Monk


Abstract: In this DIY guide, bestselling electronics author Simon Monk shows makers, hobbyists, artists, and inventors how to use Fritzing's open-source software and services to create electronics prototypes, design and manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs), and bring professional-quality electronic products to market. No engineering skills needed! Fritzing works well with prototyping boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone. Fritzing for Inventors covers the whole lifecycle of product development for a maker-entrepreneur. It takes you from initial concept, to prototyping, to PCB production, to distribution. Along the way, it examines the sourcing of components, product testing, and even how to price products for wholesale and retail. • Well-illustrated tutorial with screen captures, easy-to-follow instructions, and step-by-step projects • Describes an up-to-date, contemporary approach to PCB design, including surface-mount designs • Explains how to become a maker-entrepreneur by using crowdfunding and indie marketplaces for technical products
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Title: Fritzing for Inventors: Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2016 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071844635

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Dr. Simon Monk has a bachelor's degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He's the bestselling author of several electronics books, including Programming Arduino, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius, Programming the Raspberry Pi, and Hacking Electronics. Dr. Monk also runs the website MonkMakes.com, which features his own products and projects.

Description: In this DIY guide, bestselling electronics author Simon Monk shows makers, hobbyists, artists, and inventors how to use Fritzing's open-source software and services to create electronics prototypes, design and manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs), and bring professional-quality electronic products to market. No engineering skills needed! Fritzing works well with prototyping boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone. Fritzing for Inventors covers the whole lifecycle of product development for a maker-entrepreneur. It takes you from initial concept, to prototyping, to PCB production, to distribution. Along the way, it examines the sourcing of components, product testing, and even how to price products for wholesale and retail. • Well-illustrated tutorial with screen captures, easy-to-follow instructions, and step-by-step projects • Describes an up-to-date, contemporary approach to PCB design, including surface-mount designs • Explains how to become a maker-entrepreneur by using crowdfunding and indie marketplaces for technical products